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NATO Science for Peace and Security Series B: Physics and Biophysics

New Materials for Thermoelectric Applications: Theory and Experiment

Editors: Zlatic, Veljko, Hewson, Alex (Eds.)

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Thermoelectric devices could play an important role in making efficient use of our energy resources but their efficiency would need to be increased for their wide scale application. There is a multidisciplinary search for materials with an enhanced thermoelectric responses for use in such devices.

This volume covers the latest ideas and developments in this research field, covering topics ranging from the fabrication and characterization of new materials, particularly those with strong electron correlation, use of nanostructured, layered materials and composites, through to theoretical work to gain a deeper understanding of thermoelectric behavior. It should be a useful guide and stimulus to all working in this very topical field.

Table of contents (16 chapters)

Table of contents (16 chapters)
  • Alternative Strategies for Thermoelectric Materials Development

    Pages 1-24

    Gonçalves, A. P. (et al.)

  • Thermopower in Correlated Systems

    Pages 25-29

    Shastry, B. Sriram

  • Thermoelectric Properties of Correlated Electron Systems Ln 3Pt4Ge6and LnPt4Ge12(Ln = Ce, Pr) and Non-centrosymmetric X 2 T 12P7(X = Yb, Hf and T = Fe, Co)

    Pages 31-43

    White, B. D. (et al.)

  • Thermopower of the Correlated Narrow Gap Semiconductor FeSi and Comparison to RuSi

    Pages 45-57

    Tomczak, Jan M. (et al.)

  • Highly Efficient Segmented p-type Thermoelectric Leg

    Pages 59-65

    Sadia, Yatir (et al.)

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Bibliographic Information

Bibliographic Information
Book Title
New Materials for Thermoelectric Applications: Theory and Experiment
Editors
  • Veljko Zlatic
  • Alex Hewson
Series Title
NATO Science for Peace and Security Series B: Physics and Biophysics
Copyright
2013
Publisher
Springer Netherlands
Copyright Holder
Springer Science+Business Media Dordrecht
eBook ISBN
978-94-007-4984-9
DOI
10.1007/978-94-007-4984-9
Hardcover ISBN
978-94-007-4983-2
Softcover ISBN
978-94-007-4986-3
Series ISSN
1874-6500
Edition Number
1
Number of Pages
XX, 273
Number of Illustrations
60 b/w illustrations
Topics